Date Posted... Apr 27th 2021


School Archive

South African War Memorial

South African War Memorial, 1899 – 1902

W.L. Champion, of Penzance, Nooitgedacht, December 15th, 1900

G.E. Hosking, of Pool, Vaal Kop, October 24th, 1901

Martin Magor, of Truro, Elandsfontein, March 2nd, 1901

Copper tablet on a walnut shield, with school crest and motto. Cornish coat of arms in the centre. Made by F.R. Pool of the Cornish Hand-wrought Metal Company. Unveiled after Speech Day in 1902 by Lt GE Stanley Smith.

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Our school motto, Esse Quam Videri (to be, rather than to seem to be), captures the essence of our identity and is defined by the 5 C's below. Underpinned by strong Christian principles, we are a caring and inclusive community which values, nurtures and develops each individual.

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